Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking is another popular trekking route in Langtang region. In this trekking you will get an opportunity to visit Langtang valley as well as Gosainkunda. Langtang valley is famous as the valley of glaciers. Here you will get close up view of mountains named Langtang Lirung (7246 m), visit glaciers, walking on grassy down and meadows. Gosainkunda is one of the holy mountain lakes at an altitude of 4380 meter from sea level. Both Hindus and Buddhists pilgrims gather around this area every year especially on full moon day of August. They believe that if they take bath from the water of this lake they will be saved from their all sins done during that year. Both Hindus as well as Buddhists once in a life visit this lake. It takes about 45 minutes to circumambulate this lake. For this trekking you take morning drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (Around 8 hours). At first you follow the route to Langtang valley and Kyanjin Gompa. After Kyanjin Gompa you take half of the previous route then you divert to the way to Gosainkunda Lake. After visiting Gosainkunda lake you back to Dhunche, the bus station and return to Kathmandu. In short words to say Langtang Gosainkunda trekking is unparalleled combination of natural beauty and cultural riches.
Fact About the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda trekking
Starting from                                   : Kathmandu
Ending at                                          : Kathmandu
Grade                                                :Medium + Hard
Highest access of the trek             : 4610 at Lauribinayak
Culture encounter                           : Sherpa / Tamang
Trekking type                                  : Teahouse
Most Attraction of the trek         : Close Mountain View, Villages and local people     ( Langtang Himal 6581m, Langtang Ri 7246, Lakpha Dorje Kimsung   6745m, Ganesh Himal 1 – 7406m, Ganesh II 7150m, Ganesh III – 7130m, Yala Peak 5560m, Ganjal Chuli 5844m, Langshisa – Ri 6310m., Morimoto peak 6750m, Pongen Dopku 5930m, Tembthang 5702m, Salbachum 6707m,Kyungka Ri 6979m, Langtang Ri 7205m, Chusmodo 6508m
Best Seasion     :  September to November, March to May
Meal             : breakfast, lunch, & Dinner)
Activities       : Trekking
Transportation   : Local bus or 4*4 wheeler drive
Accommodation    : Teahouse
Minimum Group Size  : 1
Per day Walking    : 5 to 7 hours per day
Itinerary type                                  : Fixed / Customized

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1460m)
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2350m).
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley (3,500m)
Day 06: Langtang Valley to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m).
Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa to Chorkari Ri
Day 08: Kyanjin gumba to Lama Hotel
Day 09: Lama Hotel to Thulo syabru (2300m) .
Day 10: Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3330m.)
Day 11: Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4460m.)
Day 12: Gosainkunda
Day 13: Gosainkunda to Sing Gompa(3250m.)
Day 14: Sing Gompa to Dhunche (1950m.)
Day 15: Dhunche to Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 16: Departure

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)
Upon arrival at the airport, meet and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, you have an option to be escorted stroll around Thamel and the local streets of Kathmandu.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
After breakfast, start sightseeing covering the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu, which are Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa.  Kathmandu Durbar Square area holds the palaces of the medieval Kings who ruled over the Kathmandu Kingdom. Swayambhu meaning the “the self-existent” is popular among the foreigners as Monkey Temple owing to the large number of monkey population residing in this area. It is said that Swayambhunath Stupa is more than 2,000 years old, and it symbolizes knowledge. The painted eyes on all four sides symbolize the all-seeing power of Buddha. It is an important Buddhist place where pilgrims from all over the world come. In the afternoon you will get short briefing and discussion regarding your trek.
  • Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1460m): 145 km/ 7 hrs drive 
  • Distance 145kms – Approximately 7 Hours Drive 
We take breakfast in the hotel and begin the journey towards Syabrubesi in a local bus. Syabrubeshi is the trek starting point to Langtang Valley which takes about 7-8 hours drive. Enjoy scenic drive through Trishuli Valley with rural villages, river and mountains. The bus stops for half an hour at one of highway restaurants on the way for lunch. We will  reach at Syabrubesi (1,460m) around 2 or 3 o’clock. Once we reach Syabrubesi, we take time to explore around. Overnight a Syabrubeshi.
  • Day 04: Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2350m)
  • Approximately 5 Hours walk 
As we begin the trek first we cross Bhote Koshi River and chase the trail upstream along Langtang Khola.  We then trek along the trail that ascends for around two hours through the forest followed by a climb of about an hour to reach Bamboo village (1,850m). Then the  trek climbs gently up to Reimche (2,400m)  which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. Finally, we ascend up through the dense bamboo forest and arrive to From here you will  Lama Hotel (2350m). En-route if the luck favors us we can see wild species like red panda, monkeys and bears. Overnight at Lama Hotel.
  • Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley (3,500m)
  • Approximately 5 Hours walk 
After breakfast, you will have a pleasant walk and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for around three hours to reach Ghoda Tabela. After reaching Lama Hotel, you will walk for another three hours on the scenic trail that takes you to Langtang village (3500m) where you will relax for the evening and explore around the village. Overnight at Langtang valley.
  • Day 06: Langtang Valley to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m)
  • Approximately 4 Hours walk 
Today after the breakfast, you will leave beautiful Langtang Village and start your trek and you will walk three to four hours to visit Kyanjin Gompa. Kyanjin Gompa is the last destination of your trekking at an altitude of 3870m from sea level. From here you will have beautiful views of Mt Ganchempo and Mt. Langtang Lirung. Rest of the time, you will visit surrounding area like Yak cheese Factory, Kyanjin Monastery and local houses. Overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa to Chorkari Ri
  • Approximately 8 Hours walk both way 
Early morning, our day begins with a steep climb to the top of Chorkari Ri. Enjoying spectacular panoramic mountain views of the whole Langtang Himalayas, including Langtang Lirung (7,244m), Langshisha Ri (6,810 m.), Gyanghempo (6,888 m.) Ganjala peak, Nayakang more….Besides, incredible mountain views, Langtang valley, icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung and Gyanghempo peak. back to Langtang Valley.
  • Day 08: Kyanjin gumba to Lama Hotel
  • Approximately 7 Hours walk 
Easily trek down to Lama Hotel enjoying the view and the localities same way as like Day 4 and 5
  • Day 09 : Lama Hotel to Thulo syabru (2300m) 
  • Approximately 7 Hours walk 

Today our trail leads through bamboo & rhododendron forest where we may see the local wild boar as well as other animal and birds. On the way  we can see close-up view of Ganesh Himal. Firstly easy down hill follows the river bank but last part steeply up hill for couple of hours to get to the village at Thulo Syabru.

  • Day 10: Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3330m.)
  • Approximately 6 Hours walk 
It is our turn to trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3330m.). Our trail from Thulo Syabru goes to Foprang Danda (3200m.) passing through Dursagang (2660m.). We would be lucky enough to view Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Mountain and forests of Oak, Hemlock and Firs. After a while, we reach Sing Gompa. We would find a well-managed local cheese factory and a Buddhist Monastery at Sing Gompa too.
  • Day 11: Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4460m.)
  • Approximately 6 Hours walk 
Today we trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4460m.) via Lauribinayak La (3920m.). We would follow a rugged trail with dramatic views of Himal Chuli (7893m.,) Manaslu (8156m,) and Ganesh Himal (7406m.). On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen rising up gently behind. To the north, we would see Langtang Lirung. At Gosainkunda, we would see a many   lakes. Among them, the major three are Saraswatikund, Bharab Kunda and Gosainkunda. According to a legend, Gosainkunda was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed poison.
  • Day 12: Gosainkunda
We would rest and explore around  at Gosainkunda
  • Day 13: Gosainkunda to Sing Gompa(3250m.)
  • Approximately 7 Hours walk 
We trek from Gosainkunda to Sing Gompa (3250m.). Our trail descends all the way to Sing Gompa passing Lauri Binayak. We would have magnificent mountain views along the trail. We would walk through the jungles while going to Singh Gompa.
  • Day 14: Sing Gompa to Dhunche (1950m.)
  • Approximately 5 Hours walk 
Today we trek from Sing Gompa to Dhunche which takes about six hours. The first part of the trail descends through pine, silver oak and rhododendron forests with marijuana plants up to suspension bridge over the Sing Gompa Stream. From this point, our path goes even through some human settlements and reaches Dhunche, the headquarters of Rasuwa district.
  • Day 15: Dhunche to Kathmandu (1400m)
  • Distance 145kms – Approximately 7 Hours Drive 
From Dhunche back to kathmandu by drive. we will take a early morning bus enroute we can see beautiful valley and river, upon arrival in kathmandu we have a rest time after long Journey
  • Day 16: Departure

You will be transfer to the International airport by Private vehicle according to your flight schedule

Includes

  • All airport and hotel transfer by private car/coach (Depends on group size)
  • Kathmandu  hotel accommodation at 3 star category in the city of Kathmandu on the basis of B/B plan
  • Highly experienced English speaking Himalayan trekking guide for Whole Nepal trip
  •  Necessary Porters salary / accommodation / insurance (one porter for two person).
  • Tea house/Lodge accommodation with full board meal during  trek.
  • All the necessary paper works and Permit and  entry fees. (Trekking permit / TIMS card etc.)
  • Provide trekking maps,
  • All the government taxes and company service charge
  • Nepali food farewell dinner party.

Exclude

  • International airfare
  • Nepal visa which obtained at the airport on arrival {bring 4 copies passport size picture too}
  • Alcoholic beverages, bottle mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods commutations
  • Any personal medical or evacuation expenses incur and strongly recommend international Travel insurance which included rescue
  • Extra porter for the personal day bag pack
  • Riding horse along the trek
  • Extra cost on natural disaster
  • Helicopter charter and all accommodation on flight cancellation due to bad weather
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu  City
  • City tour in Kathmandu (Vehicle and Entry fee) If you are interesting we can manage it
  • City Tour Guide if Necessary
  • Other transport According to Booking
  • Tips to trekking crews ( Guide and Porter )